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Quoting Irish poet, Biden ends EU trade war in renewal of transatlantic ties – Times of India

BRUSSELS: US President Joe Biden ended one front in a Trump-era trade war when he met European Union leaders on Tuesday by agreeing a truce in a transatlantic dispute over aircraft subsidies that had dragged on for 17 years. The EU also lifted its tariffs on US steel and aluminium for six months in the […]

Justice department to tighten rules on seizing Congress data – Times of India

WASHINGTON: The justice department will tighten its rules around obtaining records from members of Congress, attorney general Merrick Garland said, amid revelations the department under former President Donald Trump had secretly seized records from Democrats and members of the media. “Consistent with our commitment to the rule of law,” Garland said on Monday in a […]

China slams G7 ‘manipulation’ after Xinjiang, Hong Kong criticism – Times of India

BEIJING: China on Monday accused the G7 of “political manipulation” after it criticised Beijing over its human rights record in Xinjiang and Hong Kong. In a communique after a three-day summit in England, G7 leaders slammed China over abuses against minorities in the Xinjiang region and pro-democracy activists in Hong Kong, while US President Joe […]

US President Joe Biden lauds G7, heads to Brussels for NATO talks – Times of India

NEWQUAY: President Joe Biden has closed his first Group of Seven leaders’ summit, saying it was an “extraordinary, collaborative and productive meeting.” Biden on Sunday praised agreements to help the world combat Covid-19 and to set a global minimum tax for corporations everywhere. He spoke at a news conference in Newquay, England, after the conclusion […]

NATO leaders bid symbolic adieu to Afghanistan at summit

BRUSSELS — U.S. President Joe Biden and his NATO counterparts will bid a symbolic farewell to Afghanistan on Monday in their last summit before America winds up its longest “forever war” and the U.S. military pulls out for good. The meeting is bound to renew questions about whether NATO’s most ambitious operation ever was worth […]

Video: Macron Says U.S. Is ‘Definitely’ Back, as Biden Repairs Ties With Europe

new video loaded: Macron Says U.S. Is ‘Definitely’ Back, as Biden Repairs Ties With Europe transcript Back transcript Macron Says U.S. Is ‘Definitely’ Back, as Biden Repairs Ties With Europe While posing for photos with President Biden at the G7 meeting in England on Saturday, President Emmanuel Macron of France confidently told reporters that he […]

EU talks up hope of breakthrough at Iran nuclear meetings

European Union negotiators say international talks on the Iran nuclear agreement are on track to revive the deal, which crumbled after the United States withdrew in 2018 By DEREK GATOPOULOS and PHILIPP JENNE Associated Press June 12, 2021, 5:31 PM • 2 min read Share to FacebookShare to TwitterEmail this article VIENNA — European Union […]

Justice department watchdog launches inquiry into seizure of Democrats’ data – live

6.16pm EDT 18:16 Recent revelations about just how far the Trump administration went to uncover leakers is shining a spotlight on how tech giants respond to government demands for information about their users. Apple was unaware that the subpoena it received for user data in February 2018 included members of Congress, their families and congressional […]

Joe Biden nominee’s link to 1989 logging sabotage blasted by GOP – Times of India

BILLINGS: President Joe Biden‘s nominee to oversee federal lands in the US West is facing Republican pressure to withdraw over her ties to environmental activists convicted of spiking trees to sabotage a national forest timber sale more than 30 years ago. US Senator John Barrasso, the ranking Republican on the Senate energy committee, said on […]

FBI director testifies on the 2020 election: ‘We did not find evidence of fraud’ – live

4.47pm EDT 16:47 Some recent Pew Research Center surveys conducted in 16 countries found that show more than 6 in 10 people in each country expressed confidence in Joe Biden to “do the right thing” in world affairs, the Associated Press is reporting. The ratings have rebounded by more than 30 percentage points in most […]